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Bank Specialist Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: J240-7017

Spire Healthcare Ltd
Occupational Therapy
Competitive Salary

Bank Specialist Occupational Therapist| Competitive Salary | Manchester

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Band 6 Specialist Occupational Therapist to join our Staffing Bank to provide weekend cover. This is a casual contract covering Bank hours Monday-Sunday 8am-4pm or 9am-5pm.

Spire Manchester Hospital is a brand new, £65m state-of-the-art healthcare facility offering you the opportunity to work across a wide variety of specialisms. You will be able to develop your clinical skills in a modern and progressive environment. The Manchester team currently consists of over 500 colleagues and we are rapidly expanding as we increase the scope of services we provide across our experienced and dynamic teams.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Discuss and agree with colleagues’ capabilities and competencies in order to ensure best practice across the therapy team.
  • Compare current Occupational Therapy protocols, trends and developments against appropriate benchmarks implementing change when necessary.
  • Explain clearly to patients whose needs are being assessed how they can positively contribute to their treatment plan.
  • Identify people’s health needs by undertaking thorough subjective and objective assessment methods, using full Occupational Therapy clinical expertise and experience.
  • Obtain information on patient’s needs within the overall context of their Occupational Therapy and care requirements. Follow processes of specific clinical reasoning which allows optimum outcomes to be achieved promoting their return to their chosen activity.
  • Interpret patient data using all of the relevant components to formulate an appropriate programme of care. Make this information available to appropriate colleagues.

Who we're looking for

  • Degree (BSc Hons in Occupational Therapy) or equivalent
  • HCPC registered – No restrictions
  • Band 6 experience is essential.
  • NHS or private hospital experience is essential.
  • Experience of assessing,treating and supporting a range of patients/cases across the Inpatient setting
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills are key to continue our high standards of patient care


  • Bank colleagues are paid weekly
  • We offer competitive rates to our bank colleagues who work on a flexible basis, often to cover busy periods, sickness, or annual leave
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park
  • Access to Spire Healthcare pension
  • Free uniform
  • Free DBS
  • Full induction, including mandatory training updates
  • Opportunities for further training and progression into permanent posts
  • Knowledge, support and guidance through your recruitment journey from Spire’s specialist Resourcing Team

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group in the United Kingdom and the largest in terms of revenue. From 39 hospitals and 8 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland, Spire Healthcare provides diagnostics, inpatient, day case and outpatient care.

For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please contact Krystle McCalla on 07999031537 or

Spire Healthcare are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture for all. Our people are our difference, it’s their dedication, warmth and pursuit of excellence that sets Spire Healthcare apart.

Closing date: In order to streamline our recruitment process, we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications

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